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Vocabularies Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee: Vocabularies Subcommittee (VS) Business Meeting MEETING SUMMARY   Friday, February 28, 2020, 1:30pm – 2:55pm, Salon H, Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA   Present: Rebecca Belford (chair), Anne Adams, Joshua Henry, Beth Iseminger (for Nancy Lorimer, SACO Music Funnel Coordinator), Damian Iseminger (for Maarja Vigorito, Library of Congress representative), Marty Jenkins, Jeff Lyon, Leonard Martin, Allison McClanahan, Jennifer Olson, Treshani Perera, Mark Scharff (NACO Music Project Coordinator), Kyle Shockey, Jay Weitz (OCLC representative)   Music Toolkit test case report (Jeff Lyon) Jeff gave a short summary of Brigham Young University’s experience analyzing their bibliographic records for music formats in preparation to running the OCLC Music Toolkit on the full file. Highlights of their subject heading analysis: 35,000 unique subject headings, which represented 85% of the headings in the catalog, with a long tail for the remaining headings. They also found 6,582 unique

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Minutes, Cataloging and Metadata Committee Encoding Standards Subcommittee Business Meeting February 27, 2020, 3:30-4:55 PM Salon H, Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA   Agenda: http://cmc.blog.musiclibraryassoc.org/2020/02/13/encoding-standards-subcommittee-2020-business-meeting-and-agenda/ Members in attendance: Karen Peters (Chair), Jim Alberts (taking notes), Margaret Corby, Ethan D’Ver, Matt Ertz, Rahni Kennedy, Casey Mullin, Tomoko Shibuya, Amy Strickland, Damian Iseminger (LC representative), Jay Weitz (OCLC representative). Members not present: Chelsea Hoover, Nancy Lorimer, Felicia Piscitelli. 1) Welcome and Introductions The Chair welcomed attendees to the meeting and asked the Subcommittee members to introduce themselves. 2) Adjustments to the Agenda None. 3) ESS Chair’s Report (Peters) The Chair briefly outlined items of particular note from ALA Annual 2019 and Midwinter 2020 (see the Agenda for pertinent links); acknowledged new (since the last meeting) Subcommittee members Jim Alberts, Ethan D’Ver, Rahni Kennedy, and Casey Mullin; and thanked outgoing Subcommittee members Margaret Corby, Nancy Lorimer, and Casey Mullin for their past

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Content Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2020

Music Library Association Cataloging and Metadata Committee (CMC) Content Standards Subcommittee (CSS) Business Meeting Saturday, February 29, 2020, 11:00-12:25 pm Salon H Hilton Norfolk The Main Norfolk, VA   Members present: Mary Huismann, Ben Barba, Kristi Bergland, Linda Blair, Janice Bunker, Ann Churukian, Patty Falk, Ivan Kaptroth-Joslin, Kevin Kishimoto, Anna LoPrete, Chuck Peters, Hannah Spence   Members not present: Monica Figueroa, Chris Holden, Anna LoPrete, Rick McRae, Michelle Urberg   1. Welcome & introductions (5 min.) The Chair welcomed members and audience observers and reminded everyone of the “Conduct during meetings” statement from the CMC Handbook. Two additions were made to the agenda: Addition of agenda item 3c Document with examples for agenda item 7c. 2. Chair’s Report (Huismann) (10 min.) a) Membership New members since last year: Ivan Kaproth-Joslin Keith Knop Chuck Peters Hannah Spence Several members rotating off CSS this year: Ann Churukian Patty Falk Kevin Kishimoto Anna

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SAC: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

Philadelphia, PA, January 25-27, 2020 Reported by Rebecca Belford (Oberlin College & Conservatory), Chair, MLA CMC Vocabularies Subcommittee Reports from: Faceted Subject Access Interest Group Authority Control Interest Group Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group (“Medium Heads”) Heads of Cataloging Departments Interest Group Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Subject Analysis Committee: Subcommittee on Faceted Vocabularies (SSFV) Faceted Subject Access Interest Group (ALCTS CaMMS) January 25, 2020 Three presentations followed a brief update from the FAST Policy and Outreach Committee (FPOC). “FAST: Finding the Future of Subject Access at the British Library” (Caroline Kent, British Library) The British Library (BL) team (Alan Danskin, Caroline Kent, Janet Ashton) began its exploration of FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as part of a review to identify cataloging efficiencies. FAST emerged as a means to get terms from an internationally recognized controlled vocabulary into the catalog where otherwise there are no current subject

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MAC: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

ALA Midwinter Meeting 2020, Philadelphia Report by Karen Peters (Library of Congress), Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee MARC Advisory Committee Meetings (January 25 and 26) Agenda: http://www.loc.gov/marc/mac/mw2020_age.html Over the course of two meetings, the MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) considered two proposals and seven discussion papers. Two of the discussion papers deal with changes in MARC that will be needed to accommodate new RDA elements introduced as part of the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign Project (“beta RDA”), while one of the proposals and several of the discussion papers have their genesis in issues related to the development of BIBFRAME and the process of converting or migrating data between BIBFRAME and MARC. Both proposals passed unanimously; the future of the discussion papers is unknown at present. Prior to consideration of the 9 papers, brief mention was made of two fast-track proposals approved by the MARC Steering Group after the ALA Annual 2019

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CAPC and CC:DA: ALA Midwinter Report 2020

Philadelphia, PA, January 24-27, 2020 Reports from: OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) RDA Pre-Conference RDA Update Forum RDA Linked Data Forum PCC At Large Meeting PCC Participants Meeting ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) Reported by: Mary Huismann (St. Olaf College), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) The OLAC CAPC meeting was held on Friday, January 24, 2020. The majority of the meeting was devoted to liaison and task force reports; since these reports will be published in the March issue of the OLAC Newsletter only selected highlights appear in this report. The 2020 OLAC Conference, celebrating OLAC’s 40th anniversary, will be held in Columbus, Ohio, October 14-17, 2020. The conference host is OCLC, and most meeting sessions will be held at OCLC. CAPC is seeking candidates for full member (2 year) and intern (1 year) positions. CAPC is also seeking a new chair because

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Vocabularies Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1 2018-June 30 2019 Submitted by Rebecca Belford Vocabularies Subcommittee Group members Rebecca Belford, chair (2022) Anne Adams (2023) Kirk-Evan Billet (2019) Reed David (2019) Jenée Force (2022) Ralph Hartsock (2019) Joshua Henry (2021) Marty Jenkins (2021) Morris Levy (2019) Jeff Lyon (2020) Leonard Martin (2023) Allison McClanahan (2023) Jennifer Olson (2023) Treshani Perera (2022) Jacob Schaub (2019) Ann Shaffer (2019) Kyle Shockey (2021) Hannah Spence (2019) Jennifer V aughn (2019) Nancy Lorimer (SACO Music Funnel Coordinator) Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator) Maarja Vigorito (LC Representative) Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative) Special Office ALA Subject Analysis Committee (SAC) Liaison Previous goals in an ordered list and describe progress made towards goal Complete LCGFT Reductions (Music) and Improvisations (Music) projects; commence 1-3 other projects to be determined – promotes core values of collaboration, expertise of members, and access Formal response on Reductions (Music) with alternative proposal submitted to LC

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Encoding Standards Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 Submitted by: Karen A. Peters, Chair Group Name: Encoding Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: ALA MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) Liaison, ALA Metadata Interest Group (MIG) Liaison, ALA Metadata Standards Committee (MSC) Liaison Group Members James Soe Nyun (Chair, 2015-2019) Karen Peters (2019; Chair, 2019-2023) Anne Adams (2019) Jim Alberts (2023) Margaret Corby (2020) Ethan D’Ver (2023) Matt Ertz (2021) Chelsea Hoover (2022) Rahni Kennedy (2023) Nancy Lorimer (2020) Casey Mullin (2023) Thom Pease (2019) Felicia Piscitelli (2021) Tomoko Shibuya (2022) Amy Strickland (2022) Kimmy Szeto (2019) Hermine Vermeij (2019) Damian Iseminger (LC Representative) Jay N. Weitz (OCLC Representative) Previous Goals Transition to a new Chair for ESS in February 2019, and work to keep activities moving smoothly during the move. The new Chair took over ESS in February 2019, and ESS activity has continued without interruption. Look for opportunities for ESS to be involved

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Content Standards Annual Report: 2019

Annual Report, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 Submitted by: Mary Huismann, Chair Group Name: Content Standards Subcommittee Special Offices: ALA ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) Liaison, ALA ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group Liaison Group Members Mary Huismann, Chair (2020) Benjamin Barba (2022) Kristi Bergland (2021) Janice Bunker (2022) Ann Churukian (2020) Patty Falk (2020) Monica Figueroa (2021) Ivan Kaproth-Joslin (2023) Kevin Kishimoto (2020) Keith Knop (2023) Peter Lisius (2019) Anna Alfeld LoPrete (2020) Rick McRae (2020) Jennifer Olson (2019) Charles Peters (2023) Shelley Rogers (2020) Hannah Spence (2023) Michelle Urberg (2021) Linda Blair (BIBCO Music Funnel Coordinator) Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator) Christopher Holden (LC) Jay Weitz (OCLC) Previous Goals Perform a comprehensive review of the RDA Best Practices while the RDA Toolkit content is frozen. (Goal areas: Education, Value of the Profession) A list of revisions was gathered through a review of the existing RDA Best

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SAC: ALA Annual Report 2019

Vocabularies Subcommittee Report: ALA Annual 2019 Washington, DC, June 21-24, 2019 Reported by Rebecca Belford (Oberlin College & Conservatory), Chair, Vocabularies Subcommittee Reports from: Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group (CaMMS) Cataloging Norms Interest Group (CaMMS) Faceted Subject Access Interest Group (CaMMS) Subject Analysis Committee Meetings SAC Presentation SAC Subcommittee on Faceted Vocabularies Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group (CaMMS) The interest group program was held on Friday, June 21, 2019. The session theme was “Practical Linked Data in the Classroom,” presented by T​ina Shrader (National Library of Medicine) and Paul Frank (Library of Congress). Paul Frank opened the session on a positive note, first with a prediction that if we adopt linked data in cataloging we will be viable as a profession, followed by a suggestion that we do not need to fully understand linked data before applying it and learning

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Encoding Standards: ALA Annual Report 2019

ALA Annual Conference 2019, Washington, D.C. Report by Karen Peters (Library of Congress), Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee MARC Advisory Committee Meetings (June 22 and 23) Over the course of two meetings, the MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) considered three Proposals–all derived from Discussion Papers presented at the Midwinter Meeting last January–and two Discussion Papers. All three of the Proposals passed. The first Discussion Paper will be fast-tracked, while the second will be coming back as a Proposal at the Midwinter Meeting next January. Besides these five items, there was an issue involving one of Proposals approved at the last Midwinter Meeting to be dealt with. MARC Proposal No. 2019-01​: ​Designating Open Access and License Information for Remote Online Resources in the MARC 21 Formats. While MAC approved this Proposal at its 2019 Midwinter Meeting, the Proposal was not fully implemented due to issues involving the 856 (Electronic Location and Access) field.

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Content Standards (including CC:DA): ALA Annual Report 2019

Washington, DC, June 21-24, 2019 Reports from: OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) RDA Pre-Conference RDA Update Forum Bibliographic Conceptual Models Interest Group ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group (ACIG) Reported by: Mary Huismann (St. Olaf College), Chair, Content Standards Subcommittee OLAC Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) The OLAC CAPC meeting was held on Friday, June 21, 2019. The majority of the meeting was devoted to liaison and task force reports; since these reports will be published in the September issue of the ​OLAC Newsletter​ only selected highlights appear in this report. The 2020 OLAC Conference, celebrating OLAC’s 40th anniversary, will be held in Columbus, Ohio, October 14-17, 2020. The conference host is OCLC, and most meeting sessions will be held at OCLC. The Nancy B. Olson Award was presented at the Membership meeting to Bruce Evans. Congratulations, Bruce! ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and

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Vocabularies Subcommittee: MLA Report 2019

MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CATALOGING AND METADATA COMMITTEE Vocabularies Subcommittee Business Meeting Thursday, February 21, 2019, 1:00-2:25 pm Union Station Hilton, New York Central/Illinois Central MEETING SUMMARY Present: Rebecca Belford (Chair); Jenée Force; Joshua Henry; Marty Jenkins; Morris Levy; Jeff Lyon; Treshani Perera; Jacob Schaub; Ann Shaffer; Kyle Shockey; Hannah Spence; Jennifer Vaughn; Nancy Lorimer (SACO Music Funnel Coordinator); Mark Scharff (NACO-Music Project Coordinator); Jay Weitz (OCLC Representative). Excused: Kirk-Evan Billett; Maarja Vigorito (LC Representative). Absent: Reed David; Ralph Hartsock Welcome and introductions Welcome to all and to the new 2018-19 VS members, Jenée Force and Treshani Perera VS Chair’s report (Belford) Rebecca reminded attendees that liaison reports from the past three MLA meetings are available: Midwinter 2019 (Seattle) Annual 2018 (New Orleans) Midwinter 2018 (Denver) (report by past VS Chair Casey Mullin, included here because of the unusual circumstance in 2018 where Midwinter preceded MLA) There were no questions on

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Encoding Standards Subcommittee: MLA Report 2019

Summary of the Encoding Standards Subcommittee Meeting MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, St. Louis, Missouri, February 21-23, 2019 MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CATALOGING AND METADATA COMMITTEE Encoding Standards Subcommittee Minutes of the Business Meeting held Thursday, February 21, 2018, 3:30-4:45 p.m. New York Central/Illinois Central Rooms, Union Station Hilton, St. Louis, MO Submitted March 17, 2019 by Felicia Piscitelli ESS Membership as of MLA 2019: James Soe Nyun (Chair, appointed 2015), Anne Adams (2015),Margaret Corby (2018), Matthew Ertz (2017), Chelsea Hoover (2018), Nancy Lorimer (2016), Thom Pease(2015), Karen Peters (2015), Felicia Piscitelli (2017), Tomoko Shibuya (2018), Amy Strickland (2018),Kimmy Szeto (2018), Hermine Vermeij (2015), Damian Iseminger (LC Representative), Jay Weitz (OCLCRepresentative) 1) Welcome and introductions: The Chair welcomed the Subcommittee members and observers, and Subcommittee members introduced themselves. 2) Adjustments to agenda: None 3) ESS Chair’s report (Soe Nyun) a. ALA Liaison Reports Annual 2018 (Chicago) Midwinter 2019 (Seattle) b. Thanks to outgoing

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